Table 4

Linear regression coefficients for selected food group and nutrient densities between children the male head of household (HH)*

2-5 year olds

P

6-11 year olds

P

12-18 year olds

P


Meat density

0.20 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.22 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.25 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Grains density

0.30 ± 0.05

< 0.001

0.29 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.32 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Fruit density

0.40 ± 0.09

< 0.001

0.35 ± 0.06

< 0.001

0.31 ± 0.04

< 0.001

Vegetable density

0.19 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.19 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.19 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Milk density

0.21 ± 0.07

0.008

0.22 ± 0.05

< 0.001

0.24 ± 0.04

< 0.001

Cholesterol density

0.25 ± 0.05

< 0.001

0.24 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.21 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Fiber density

0.22 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.23 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.23 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Iron density

0.20 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.23 ± 0.06

< 0.001

0.20 ± 0.04

< 0.001

Calcium density

0.23 ± 0.06

< 0.001

0.25 ± 0.05

< 0.001

0.27 ± 0.05

< 0.001

Folate density

0.19 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.20 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.19 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Vit. C density

0.19 ± 0.07

0.008

0.28 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.28 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Vit. A density

0.35 ± 0.10

0.002

0.22 ± 0.07

0.004

0.23 ± 0.06

0.001

Vit. B12 density

0.29 ± 0.18

0.124

0.33 ± 0.19

0.094

0.32 ± 0.19

0.099


*Models controlled for household size, age, education level, ethnicity, and income.

** Food group and nutrient density: servings of food group or gram/milligram of nutrient per 1,000 kcal consumed

Zuercher et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:131   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-131

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